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Project | Jan 2013 - Dec 2016
This project pilots the concept of climate services in two countries in Africa: Malawi and Tanzania. Climate services in the context of climate ...
Climate change, climate services, Malawi, Tanzania, Malawi, Tanzania
Commissioned Report | Jun 2008
We present the development of poverty rates for different castes and ethnic groups of Nepal, and find a strong relation between social ...
Event | 16 Oct 2012
Food evokes emotions. Food shapes nations and cultures. Food can be a source of conflict. Food riots are one of the oldest forms of people's revolutions.
News | 6 Oct 2010
Remarks by U.S. President Obama in a Ministerial Meeting on Sudan.
Event | 19 Nov 2008
This year's biannual seminar cover topics ranging from organised crime and human capital formation, to the role of cash transfers in reducing poverty and vulnerability.
Italy, Tanzania, Sudan
News | 24 Mar 2015
The current situation in Afghanistan is the subject of two opposing narratives: one is a success story about international support and involvement since 2001; the other is a story where much has gone wrong and everything can only get worse. Agreeing on a narrative that is closer to the truth is crucial when deciding what form Norwegian support and involvement should take in the future, write Arne Strand and Liv Kjølseth.
News | 30 May 2013
Less than 10 percent of money spent on health research is spent on diseases that primarily affect 90 percent of the world's population, including the poorest. Are even the meager 10 percent spent wisely? No, says Professor David Sanders and argues that a fear of stepping into the realm of politics makes global health actors and donors prioritise wrongly.
News | 2 Nov 2011
Litigating health rights does make a difference. However, it varies to whom. Court cases brought by NGOs often contribute to better health care for the poor. Other cases primarily benefit middle class people who have resources to go to court.
Factors influencing the use of reproductive health care services among married adolescent girls in Dang District, Nepal: a qualitative study
Journal Article | May 2019
Background: Child marriage is associated with adverse reproductive health outcomes, and the practice is still alarmingly common. Together with ...
Child marriage, Reproductive health, Health care services, Health-seeking behaviour, adolescent health, Nepal
Event | 21 Apr 2006
The annual Bergen seminar in Development Economics will be held at CMI. Karl Ove Moene, from the University of Oslo, Henri de Groot from Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Rune Jansen Hagen from the Institute for Research in Economics and Business Administration and Ottar Mæstad from CMI are the main presenters.
News | 2 Jun 2014
The military has seized power under the banner of 'unity and harmony' to defend the constitutional monarchy. In the short term, they have won. In the longer run, the outcome is much less certain.
News | 12 Jun 2014
Poverty is in decline in Nepal. Steady economic growth and labour migration is part of the explanation.
The health status of adolescents in Ecuador and the country’s response to the need for differentiated healthcare for adolescents
Journal Article | Jan 2017
Background Adolescents face a range of health problems but many barriers block their access to health services, and in particular to sexual ...
Adolescents, Youth, Differentiated health services, Sexual and reproductive health, Ecuador
Journal Article | Jan 2008
Background: Maximising health as the guiding principle for resource allocation in health has been challenged by concernsabout the distribution ...
health care rationing, ethics
Liberated Bonded Laborers: Are They Better Off? Welfare and Efficiency Implications of an Agricultural Reform in Western Terai, Nepal
CMI Report | Oct 2007
This master thesis investigates the welfare effects for bonded laborers (kamaiyas) in Western Terai of a ban on permanent labor contracts in ...
Bonded labor, Nepal
Project | Jan 2009 - Dec 2010
Angola has very high health expenditures per capita by African standards. According to the World Bank, the public expenditure on health is around ...
Health, Poverty, Public Expenditure, Angola
Programme | Jan 2008 - Jan 2012
Right to health through litigation? Can court enforced health rights improve health policy? The project investigates whether litigation can ...
Health rights, courts, health rights litigation, public interest litigation, social rights jurisprudence, health policy, health economics, medical ethics, priority setting, Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, India, South Africa
Understanding Inequalities in Child Health in Ethiopia: Health Achievements Are Improving in the Period 2000– 2011
Journal Article | Sep 2014
Objective: In Ethiopia, coverage of key health services is low, and community based services have been implemented to improve access to ...
Event | 7 May 2013
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News | 5 Jul 2005
CMI launches a new research programme on Global Health and Development. Millions of people suffer and die from easily preventable diseases in developing countries. Malfunctioning health systems are at the heart of the problem. The goal of the programme is to increase the knowledge of how health systems in developing countries can be brought to deliver better health services.